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CORVETTE TODAY - Kevin Mackay Talks About The Cunningham Corvette & Bringing It Back To Life

In 1960, Briggs Cunningham took 3 Corvettes to France to race at Le Mans. After that race, the cars were brought back to the United States, put back to original and sold to consumers. The #3 car was recovered about put back to the way it was when it raced in 1960 at Le Mans and is owned by a private owner. https://youtu.be/_g_9Eah8pS8; https://podcasts.adorilabs.com/corve...FbtXiohpLYxLCh The car is owned by Bruce Meyers of the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. But what happened to the car? After a long legal battle, Kevin Mackay from Corvette Repair in Long Island, New York, has been putting this historic Corvette back to it's original 1960 livery for the past year (after it was purchased by Briggs Cunningham's family at auction). Kevin comes back on CORVETTE TODAY to tell the story of the Cunningham Corvette and to tell you when and where you can see this car...with its two siblings! If you love the history of Corvette and its racing past, DO NOT MISS this episode of CORVETTE TODAY. www.CorvetteToday.com
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Corvette Brand Manager, Harlan Charles Talks Everything E-Ray

Corvette Marketing & Brand Manager, Harlan Charles returns to CORVETTE TODAY with your host, Steve Garrett, to talk about the new 2024 Corvette E-Ray. https://youtu.be/3u0WMcgtnWI ; https://podcasts.adorilabs.com/corve...GToHlBAjuBPZxz. Harlan gives us an extensive overview is this revolutionary new Corvette and give us insight never heard before about the upcoming E-Ray. www.CorvetteToday.com
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Corvette Today News & Headlines: Late January, 2023

With the announcement of the 2024 Corvette E-Ray, your CORVETTE TODAY host Steve Garrett, and Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger have a lot to tell you about !!! https://youtu.be/734VgDupTBI; https://podcasts.adorilabs.com/corve...UAAEX2obMOXMml
Plus, we get a possible glimpse into the Corvette future with Manny Katakis from Muscle Cars & Truck with what the C9 Corvette could look like. Besides the E-Ray, here are some of the other stories Steve and Keith will discuss....
1. Corvette beats the Porsche 911 as Consumer Reports most satisfying car to own.
2. GM delivers over 9,000 Corvettes in the 4th quarter of 2022
3. Corvette Racing debuts the GT3.R on January 27th at the Rolex 24
4. The Mecum Auction at Kissimmee sells the very first Corvette Sting Ray
5. The National Corvette Museum hosts exhibits to celebrate 70 years of Corvette
All the Corvette E-Ray news you want and need plus much more on next week's CORVETTE TODAY News & Headlines show!
Listen to the podcast, watch the YouTube video, join the Facebook group, sign up for email notifications and shop in the Merchandise Store at: www.CorvetteToday.com
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2023 Corvette Info Including E-Ray, SR & Z06 Pricing, SR & Z06 Visualizers, 70th Anniversary Info, Press Releases for SR & Z06 & Their Build & Price, Order Guides & Visualizers

E-Ray Visualizer: https://visualizer.chevrolet.com/ui?...US&channel=b2c
Official E-Ray Press Release: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-press-release
Official GM E-Ray Pictures: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...and-visualizer
+ 25 KEY E-Ray Components/Factors: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...rs-information
E-Ray Leaked Info/Visualizer: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...tte-e-ray-leak
Z51 & Z06 GM Track Specs: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ecommendations
Z06 BUILD & PRICE: https://www.chevrolet.com/performanc...d-price/config
Z06 Order Guide: https://www.gmfleetorderguide.com/NA...D=22412&type=0
Z06 Pricing Spreadsheet: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...9Chvp%E2%80%9D
Z06 MSRP and Options Pricing: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...freight-charge
2023 SR Build & Price: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...up-and-running
*2023 SR & Z06 Official Owners Manual: https://www.corvetteblogger.com/docs...ersManual.pdf; and,
https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...owner-s-manual
* 2023 GM Bash Major Seminar with HQ video: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ore-bash-video
*2023 Stingray Visualizer: https://visualizer.chevrolet.com/ui?...US&channel=b2c
* COPMPLETE 2023 STINGRAY PRICING: https://www.corvetteactioncenter.com...ion-Center.pdf
*2023 Stingray (ONLY Order Guide: https://www.gmfleetorderguide.com/NA...D=22412&type=0
*70th Anniversary Combined Press Release For SR & Z06: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...iversary-model
*Z06 Press Release: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-press-release
*Z06 Reveal Pictures: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...eveal-pictures
*Z06 Visualizer: https://visualizer.chevrolet.com/ui?...US&channel=b2c
Order Guide (unofficial): https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-action-center
*Z06 vs Z07 Aero Components: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...s-similarities
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2020 Buyer: Entry or Z-51 Version For You?

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  • 2020 Buyer: Entry or Z-51 Version For You?

    Of those of you who are probably or definitively getting a 2020 ME, what are your thoughts as to whether you are getting a Z-51?

    Many of us have strong thoughts (only two of them positive posts in my memory) about the camouflaged spoiler we have seen on the Nurburgring cars. Many, including me are close to declaring that spoiler a deal breaker if there is the option of getting an entry one without one — at least if the Z-51 spoiler one de-clothed, looks essentially like this.

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    Here, for visual comparison is the obviously identical rendering with and without the spoiler.

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    And one more render without a spoiler:

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    However, we know, there are many more things in addition to a rear spoiler that separates an entry version from a Z-51. Here, thanks to JerryU, are his thoughts as to what incremental components a Z51 would have.

    Originally posted by JerryU
    Base with Z51 Option: Stiffer springs, large sway bar, MRC and bigger Brembo brakes will be the main changes. There will be some extra static aero parts like a splitter and larger rear spoiler.
    Based on what we know or we think we know now, and further the assumption that the entry version either comes with no spoiler at all, or like the C7, comes with a miniature, center ducktail spoiler which is essentially the HTMSL only, and the second assumption that the Z-51 option will be an additional $5K (as it was on the C7), what 2020 ME buyers, are your plans to get an entry version or to get the Z-51 version?

    Or course for all to consider, we know that ACS Composite is going to give us at least one really nice, tasteful spoiler that will elegantly fit onto the entry version ME.


    2023 Z06: Hypersonic Gray HTC, two tone blue interior, CCB’s, 3LZ, E60, and with every visible carbon fiber option order-able including wheels. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 24 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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    I do not know yet. I hope when the last of the camo is taken off the spoiler seen at the Nurburgring, it looks a lot better when revealed. If that is true, I probably would get a Z-51 version.

    But if what we are now seeing looks a lot like what is revealed, I will go entry version. Then I will buy a spoiler, looking first at ACS’ one.

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    • #3
      I like it it . It's different than the millions of spoilers that all look the same. I love the appearance much better than without. I will never track my car so appearance over function, but possibly it will be of some influence on the highway.
      Rocket City Florida - 2013 427 Vert - 2015 ZO6 - 2020 Stingray

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      • #4
        I am pretty sure it gets an “outstanding” grade as far as its efficiency, and am guessing it will look a little better when we see the car as whole without any camo.
        2023 Z06: Hypersonic Gray HTC, two tone blue interior, CCB’s, 3LZ, E60, and with every visible carbon fiber option order-able including wheels. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 24 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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        • #5
          I really like the cleaner look without the tacked on wing.
          Sigmon - Hamilton, Ohio, USA
          2021 Elkhart Lake Blue Stingray coupe, Adrenaline red 3LT Z51, D30, BV4, E60, EYK, FA5, FE4, Q8T, ZZ3, J6N
          Deposit: March 20/20, 1100: Nov 17/20, 2000: Feb 12/21, 3000: Feb 17/21, 3300: April 15/21, 3400: April 23/21 TPW 5/3/21, 3800: 5/4/21, 4200: 5/10/21, 5000: 5/10/21, 6000: 5/10/21

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          • #6
            Z51 for me (based on c7 specs). The adjustable suspension and exhaust note alone is worth it. Wheels. Spoiler, bigger brakes added makes it a must for me.

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            • #7
              Z51 all day long and hopefully they have a wing delete option like some other manufacturers. If not I can remove it and fill in holes and repaint or get aftermarket wing that fits in its place. Z51 comes with to many wanted options but truly won't know till the reveal.

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              • #8
                I'm okay with the wing, but I'd want it body color (Torch Red!). And I'd prefer Z-51 spec, with a 2LT interior (gotta have that HUD!). Anybody out there besides me hoping and praying that the base 2020 might have the Z-51 spec as standard to go along with the 500 horse engine? I know it's not the most likely thing to happen, time will tell.
                Torch Red, Z51, 2LT, Mag Ride, E60, Adrenaline Red/ Two-Tone GT2, CF goodies
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                • #9
                  I'll get the Z51. If that is the spoiler that would come with the Z51 meh it's not horrible, I'd still get the Z51 package for the other things. If there is one thing we won't need to worry about, it's options for different spoilers. I'm sure most would opt for an active aero wing option for $3-4k just for cool factor.

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                  • #10
                    We sure have lots of legit questions.
                    2023 Z06: Hypersonic Gray HTC, two tone blue interior, CCB’s, 3LZ, E60, and with every visible carbon fiber option order-able including wheels. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 24 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Fasttoys View Post
                      Z51 all day long and hopefully they have a wing delete option like some other manufacturers. If not I can remove it and fill in holes and repaint or get aftermarket wing that fits in its place. Z51 comes with to many wanted options but truly won't know till the reveal.
                      I know that the better aftermarket companies, if possible to met their designs, try and match up their attachment points with the factory’s. That would make life so very nice!
                      Last edited by John; 11-14-2018, 10:31 PM.
                      2023 Z06: Hypersonic Gray HTC, two tone blue interior, CCB’s, 3LZ, E60, and with every visible carbon fiber option order-able including wheels. Lifetime, annual contributors, and 24 year members of National Corvette Museum. Home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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                      • #12
                        2020 Buyer: Entry or Z-51 Version For You?


                        I plan on the BASE!

                        No entry for me.

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                        • #13
                          I hope, such as offered starting with the first year of the C7, GM will again offer a dealer installed alternative spoiler, such as the option SB3 body colored, wing spoiler? Maybe something like that, or better yet, a factory operable second option.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Boomer View Post
                            2020 Buyer: Entry or Z-51 Version For You?


                            I plan on the BASE!

                            No entry for me.
                            I'll be doing the same Boomer & its sure isn't a BASE car for me . I will have to wait to really see the spoiler to decide if I want it & hopefully an option if I don't like it ...
                            2022, 2LT Elkhart Blue ..

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                            • #15
                              Whatever the heavy duty coolers and heavy duty suspension is called ill be ordering that option. Not a fan of that wing shown on the protitype and hopefully the finished prodict unveiled will be better looking.

                              spy photos always make the vehicles look weird...its what they are designed to do..

                              john fwiw the residual and ease of resale after a year or two usually is better on a z51car.

                              if your trading it in it may not matter but private sales ? The z51 is often a criteria that elevates residual pricing.

                              many shopping the preowned segment specifically hunt down the Z51 option on their checklist.

                              that option pack is synonomous with what the corvette purpose is.

                              just my experience selling corvettes over the past two decades.

                              i wouldnt sweat the optional weird looking spoiler we have seen on prototypes,

                              GM makes them look weird on purpose at this stage of development,

                              order z51 will be on my must have list.

                              its the most important option to have in my opinion.

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